Russia Bans Jehovah's Witnesses

Wochit Headline News - Friday, 21 April 2017
On Thursday Russia's Supreme Court ruled that Jehovah's Witnesses was an "extremist" organisation. Russian news agencies reported the church must hand over all its property to the state. A Russian Jehovah's Witnesses representative said the group will appeal the decision in the European Court of Human Rights. Russian authorities have put several of the group's publications on a list of banned extremist literature.

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